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Beam - crowdfunding to help homeless people get into employment

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th February 2018
Homelessness is a sad, frightening, and important topic. With 8000 people sleeping on UK streets and a further 200,000 ‘hidden homeless’ - those with only temporary accommodation, like hostels or even the backseat of their car - it is strangely easy to forget that these absurdly large numbers represent actual people. That’s 280,000 individual human beings. We have written before ...
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Business world given reason for cheer as unemployment continues to fall

by: ~ 16th April 2014
Today, the Office for National Statistics released their latest set of figures for the state of the UK labour market. The stats revealed that, chiefly, unemployment fell in the three months until the end of February by 77.000, with the year-on-year figure being 320,000 lower, equivalent to a full percentage point. Any fall in unemployment is welcomed, but what consequences could a rise have? High...
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The importance of supporting young entrepreneurs - by Rishi Chowdhury

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th March 2014
Rishi Chowdhury, Founder of IncuBus Ventures, a startup incubator for 18-25 year olds, tells us all about his campaign to support Young Entrepreneurs...(He's also a Startacus member too!) I have long been eager to get out of the 9-5 and go full time on my own startup… and I’ve only been working for 3 years. Even that was in a cool fast growing startup with awesome people. In recent ...
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Youth unemployment and start-up figures showing gradual improvement

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th February 2014
The picture for young people and employment hasn’t been particularly rosy of late, although recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics about the last three months of 2013 show that there is some sign of recovery. According to the ONS, the number of 18-24 year-olds out of work was at its lowest for over two years, standing at 19.9%. Although this is good news, particularly...
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